October 22, 2014

I’m so proud


My cousin Sophie reflecting on her trip to Italy:

"Note: Italian for ‘Don’t touch me’ = ‘Non mi Tocarre’ (good tip Kate to learn this phrase in different languages!)"

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again: after “Yes/No” “Sorry” and “Where’s the bathroom,” this is the most useful phrase to know when traveling.

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October 21, 2014

They’re not mutually exclusive, lady.


"Sven is not a musician, he’s a tacky person!”
-Woman on 5th ave

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October 20, 2014

Oh I am a chicken who lives in an egg


John Williams: …and you know, some of them are just reflexively saying that people are overthinking a children’s book.
Pamela Paul: There’s no such thing as overthinking a children’s book.
JW: Yeah, I’m not sure there’s any such thing as overthinking anything; but certainly not something by Shel Silverstein, who was a really complicated, interesting guy with a really wicked sense of humor.

(From the Oct. 3, 2014 episode, “The Innovators”)

I always love the Inside The New York Times Book Review podcast, but there are some days when I love it more than anything.

http://www.nytimes.com/pages/podcasts/, if you’re not already listening.

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October 19, 2014

panopea generosa



What the hell was going on in 1940?
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October 18, 2014
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October 17, 2014
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October 16, 2014
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October 15, 2014

Padlockin’


Brooklyn:



West Knoyle:

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October 14, 2014

The things you find on Pinterest




To be fair, I had searched for “Sprinkles.”
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October 13, 2014

Hmm




Not sure if white wine sangria soup sounds delicious or disgusting.
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October 12, 2014

Yestermorrow wildlife


Newt


Moth


Mooselet

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October 11, 2014
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October 10, 2014

Evan found this one


Specifically, a study done by Johns Hopkins in the early 20th century.



Ah yes, the world’s four racial categories:
1. Germanic
2. British
3. Germanic/British
4. Everyone else

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October 9, 2014



Life hack: don’t label your alarm “Ordinary work day.” It is a really depressing thing to wake up to.
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October 8, 2014

aemon subject lines



I’m so lucky to get to collaborate with this fella!
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